A fishery for modern times : the state and the industrialization of the Newfoundland fishery, 1934-1968 (eBook, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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A fishery for modern times : the state and the industrialization of the Newfoundland fishery, 1934-1968

Author: Miriam Carol Wright
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, 2014.
Series: Canadian social history series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the early 1990s, the northern cod populations off the coast of Newfoundland had become so depleted that the federal government placed a moratorium on commercial fishing. The impact was devastating, both for Newfoundland's economy and for local fishing communities. Today, although this natural resource - exploited commercially for over 500 years - appears to be returning in diminished numbers, many fisheries  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Miriam Carol Wright
ISBN: 9781442623644 1442623640
OCLC Number: 903968092
Notes: Originally published: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 196 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction --
Industrialization in depression and wartime: the 1930s and 1940s --
Planning for a new fishery: the 1950s --
Competition for the resource and the consolidation of industrialization: the 1960s.
Series Title: Canadian social history series.
Responsibility: Miriam Wright.
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A Fishery for Modern Times examines the ways in which the state, ideologies of development, and political, economic, and social factors, along with political actors and fishing company owners,  Read more...

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